The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 25 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.41% 8.26% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 81.82% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 13.25% 10.09% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 6
Median salary £33,654 £25,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Firewall
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Preston

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Pensions Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy